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Euromos is located on the Izmir highway, 10 km. from Milas, and was the most important city in the ancient times after Mylasa. The name of the city was Cyramos or Hyramos in the 5th century B.C.
The Greek form "Euromos" meaning "strong" is likely to be adopted as the policy of Hellenization by Mausolus.
From an inscription we learn that Euromus had a disagreement with its northern neighbour Heracleia, which raided the territory of Euromus and carried off sacred and private property. A Euroman citizen who had suffered in this way applied to the authorities in Mylasa, who thereupon sent an ambassador to Herecleia to solve the dispute.
Although the city is in ruins, the Temple of Zeus at Euromus is among the half dozen best preserved monuments in Asia. It is in the Corinthian order and dates from the second century A.D. It has 6 columns on architrave and 9 columns on the sides. The three columns on the north side and the one at the south-western corner are unfluted, probably because the decoration work was left unfinished.
Most of the columns facing north and west have panels with a dedicatory inscription. Five were presented by physican and magistrate Menecrates and his daughter Tryphaena, and seven by Leo Quintos, another magistrate.
The large but quite demolished theatre is in a recess in the hillside a little above the plain. Five rows of seats are best preserved in the north. The agora on the flat ground is surrounded by a stoa with some of the columns still standing. Further west there is another stoa. On one of its pillars there is a long inscription recording the financial assistance of a certain Callisthenes to the city and his alliance with Iassos.